May 29, 2024

UMW to Participate in Statewide Tornado Drill, March 22

The following message is from the UMW Office of Emergency Management and Safety:

The University of Mary Washington will conduct a test of all alert notification networks on Tuesday, March 22, at 9:45 a.m., in conjunction with the statewide tornado drill.  At that time, the University will test the Area Warning System and AlertUMW on the Fredericksburg and Stafford campuses. For more information, contact Christopher D. Cash, emergency systems integrator, at or by calling him at 540-654-1579.

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